Edgar County Sheriff Department

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner appeared in Edgar County Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on his 3-count felony case, 2018 CF 39, False impersonation of federal government employee, false impersonation of peace officer, and false impersonation of peace officer. Hefner appeared in custody with...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner had his first appearance in court this morning.  He has been transferred to the Danville, IL. VA Center and his hearing was continued until March 15th, 2018. According to Judici, he has not been charged with any gun crimes.  Current charges are...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Here is the line-up of Edgar County (local races) petitions turned in for the 2018 Primary Election March 20, 2018 Primary Andrew Patrick           Republican      County Board District 3 Karl E. Farnham, Jr.   Republican      County Board District 4 Dan Bruner                 Republican      County Board District 5 August Griffin             Republican     ...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - Around 3 p.m. this afternoon, several vehicles were involved in an accident at the corner of Jasper and Jefferson in Paris, Illinois. The Paris Police Department, Paris Fire Department, Edgar County Sherriff, and the ECSSA Ambulance responded to the incident. Emergency response personnel had...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Dee Burgin, the well known civil rights violator who still has his badge as an Edgar County Sheriff's Deputy, is enthralled in not one, but two, Federal Civil Rights cases brought on by his alleged violations of those people's Constitutionally protected rights. Of...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - FOIA Officer stipend for Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board: $1500 Number of FOIA complaints resolved in her favor: Practically NONE ETSB, please demand your money back, it isn't working. The ETSB Coordinator failed to justify withholding public records again...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Watchdogs thanks Edgar County 911 Director Nannette Crippes, as she is one of the primary reasons this organization started back in 2011.  Once again she proves we can count on her for continued violations of the Freedom of...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - We have been demanding public records from the Illinois State Police since 2012 regarding the two former Edgar County Corrections officers who were later convicted of felony crimes for their actions at the Edgar County Jail.  We exposed the malfeasance of...